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Archive by tag: sourceReturn
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It’s time to protect your source water

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It’s time to protect your source water
Source Water Protection Week provides the perfect opportunity to learn about how water consumers can better protect their source water.
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| Categories: | Tags: source, drinking water, contaminant, pollutant, pollution, contaminate, Source Water Protection Week | View Count: (107) |
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Keep your grass clippings out of the street

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Keep your grass clippings out of the street
Protecting source water is a very important part of the treatment process.
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| Categories: | Tags: source water protection, mow, lawn, grass, clippings, cut, treatment, supply | View Count: (408) |
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Stay cool under boil water advisories

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Stay cool under boil water advisories
What are boil water advisories and why are they necessary
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| Categories: | Tags: boil water advisory, Texas, tap water, safety, healthy, natural disaster, Safe Drinking Water Act, Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, source | View Count: (490) |
The Farm Bill incorporates interests of ag community and water utilities
Certain provisions in the 2018 Farm Bill are bringing the agriculture community and water utilities to the table to improve and protect source water.Nutrients used for farming can wash into our source water, which impacts water utilities aiming to manage water supplies. To help address this, the 2018 Farm Bill requires that 10 percent ($4 billion over the next 10 years) of conservation funding be targeted for source water protection. This funding goes through the Natural Resources Conservation S...
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| Categories: | Tags: source water, protection, farm bill, agriculture, water sector, nrcs, rcpp | View Count: (1400) |
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Lead found in drinking water in Newark

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Lead found in drinking water in Newark
The lead found in two homes in Newark, N.J., can serve as a reminder about how to protect yourself and your family.
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| Categories: | Tags: water quality, lead, protect the source | View Count: (893) |
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The water heroes we need

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The water heroes we need
The next generation is developing valuable ways to protect source water throughout the world.
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| Categories: | Tags: protect the source, groundwater, water treatment, bioswale, world water | View Count: (886) |
Protect your water source during Drinking Water Week
We are happy to be celebrating such an important week with so many across North America.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, EPA, Safe Drinking Water Act, source water protection, Consumer Confidence Report, CCR, Surf Your Watershed, Health Canada | View Count: (1486) |
Drinking Water Week national artwork contest winner
This year's Drinking Water Week national artwork contest winner is Jackson Lee from Durham, North Carolina.
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| Categories: | Tags: Drinking Water Week, artwork contest, Durham, North Carolina, source water protection, source water | View Count: (1661) |
Protecting our water sources on World Water Day
This year's theme of "Nature for Water" draws attention to the solutions found in nature for the water challenges faced worldwide.
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| Categories: | Tags: World Water Day, nature, source water protection, nutrient runoff, pollution, agriculture, Drinking Water Week | View Count: (1740) |
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Go back to school with DrinkTap

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Go back to school with DrinkTap
We have a lot of information, material and resources pertaining to water available for students and educators.
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| Categories: | Tags: back to school, students, educational resources, teachers, classroom lessons, video series | View Count: (1454) |
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